Sarcopenic obesity in the elderly and strategies for weight management.

Abstract

Sarcopenia is a multifactorial age-related condition associated with a sedentary lifestyle and protein intakes during weight loss that are inadequate to maintain muscle mass. Sarcopenic obesity in the elderly is associated with a loss of independence and metabolic complications and represents a major public health challenge in individuals over the age of 65… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-4887.2011.00453.x

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@article{Li2012SarcopenicOI, title={Sarcopenic obesity in the elderly and strategies for weight management.}, author={Zhaoping Li and David Heber}, journal={Nutrition reviews}, year={2012}, volume={70 1}, pages={57-64} }